Joseph A Curtin

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The authors review 531 consecutive operations for lumbar disc herniation performed on 496 patients by one neurosurgeon to determine the effect of prophylactic antibiotics upon postoperative wound infections. In this retrospective analysis 16 instances of sepsis were found, 11 considered to be major and five minor. In the 128 cases in which no antibacterial(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the influence of various children's drinks on the discoloration of dental resin composites. METHODS Ninety-six disks (3-mm thick, 10 mm in diameter) were prepared from 3 types of composite: (1) submicron; (2) nono; and (3) microhybrid. After polishing and obtaining baseline data, they were equally divided(More)
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